Originally posted on NFL Trade Rumors  |  Last updated 8/20/13
Bills GM Doug Whaley told reporters on Tuesday that there’s ”nothing new” regarding S Jairus Byrd’s holdout. “We hope he gets in here before the season opener,” Whaley said, via the Buffalo News. “But only he can tell us on that one.” Byrd, 26, received the team’s franchise tag back in March, but the deadline to workout a long-term deal has already passed. Byrd’s franchise tender is worth $6.916 million. Buffalo has said that they would like to keep Byrd as a part of their team moving forward, but as of now, they’re just hoping he’ll show in time for the regular season. Byrd should have no trouble securing a solid long-term contract if the Bills elect to not use their franchise tag on him again next season. We have Byrd listed as the No. 3 player in our Top 50 – 2014 Free Agents list.   The post Still No Progress Between The Bills & Jairus Byrd appeared first on NFL Trade Rumors -.
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